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GF Rating
8.4

1231 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
5

Fair

Could be much better

posted by microtonal (AUSTIN, TX) Apr 21, 2006

Member since Dec 2004

4 out of 16 gamers (25%) found this review helpful

Interesting plot and fairly good graphics, but it's completely ruined by the frustrating and unnecessarily complicated battle system, which is in turn made even worse by the unusually high frequency of random monster encounters. The battle system has minimal narrative justification, it just feels like it was tacked on because they couldn't think of anything else to do.

A good RPG is first and foremost about the story and the characters, followed by the problem-solving. Gratuitous tests of one's button-mashing reflexes have very little place in the genre.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Amazing Game

posted by Mefathiel (COLUMBUS, MS) Apr 20, 2014

Member since Apr 2014

This is my favorite game. Not favorite RPG or PS2, I mean that when compared to the amazing graphics of FF13 or Dead Space, this is the game I prefer. I've been playing games for a long time and assure you, the only reason why this game has any negative reviews are because of gamers who aren't dumb but have a preference of RPG that leans toward a fantasy setting with a traditional FF combat system.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

game stopped working

posted by kobin77 (CHICOPEE, MA) May 31, 2012

Member since Mar 2012

I am about 28 hours into the game and it has now frozen and I cannot proceed further. I would still like to finish this game but I cannot due to the freeze. I'm sending it back to you today but rather than sending whats next on my Q could you send me a better working version of shadowhearts covenant?

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